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World Golf Championships

Marla Ridenour: Lowry's Bridgestone victory could be career 'trampoline'

AKRON, Ohio Shane Lowry proposed to Wendy Honner last November, but is in no rush to get married. Now the reception set for end of next year may be a little more extravagant than he planned. "I'm sure Wendy probably thinks that right now," Lowry said Sunday evening. The 28-year-old from Clara, Ireland had just displayed some miraculous shot-making to capture the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational by two strokes over Bubba Watson and pocket $1.57 million. But for Lowry, the victory meant more than just fancier nuptials. In his third appearance at Firestone Country Club, Lowry found his career-defining moment. "He's a good kid and a good friend....